We’re excited to announce that we’ve added a new manufacturing facility in Colorado Springs Colorado that will speed up delivery times while reducing delivery expenses to the Midwest and Western United States. Up until now we have delivered over 100 trailers as far west as Nevada and as far north as Maine…” – Dan Louche at Tiny Home Builders
Over the years, we have heard from tiny house builders that it could take 100-200+ hours to complete framing and sheathing phases. Why not provide some help and heavy lifting for builders this spring? Tumbleweed now offers the Amish Barn Raiser. It’s a complete “shell” assembled by our Colorado-based Amish builders, the Fishers, who also build our ready-made homes…” – Kent
By using reclaimed materials, passive solar-heating, and efficient appliances, our homes are built to coexist with the environment. We loved finding materials that were unique: wood that nobdy wanted, but that contained incredible colors when polished properly. Little vintage RV stoves that fit perfectly in our tiny space. Reclaimed barn roofing that gave siding style and color, found nowhere else. We thrive on the unique details that go into our tiny homes, because detail is everything to tiny home owners.” – Spice Box Homes
Learn more about Spice Box Homes…
The ProtoHaus has proven to be a truly portable home, making several cross country journeys. The couple originally built the home during a summer on her parents’ property in Colorado. They then drove it 1,500 miles to Alfred, New York where they lived in it for a year while Holley was in grad school. Then they drove it back to Colorado where they parked it on a traditional lot in Longmont, Colorado.” – FairCompanies.com
More about this Colorado portable tiny house on YouTube.
Over the last few days the idea of being a tiny houser who lives in an ever commercialized and material world has been on my mind. This is because Steven Harrell wrote to me with the tidy heading “cultivating contentment” after he published my last article at Tiny House Listings.
A tiny cabin spotted in Leadville, Colorado.
“This weeks Tiny House in a Landscape was photographed by Kasey March who is the copy editor for the Tiny House Blog.”
Take a closer look at this Tiny House in a Landscape.
“Christopher and Merete own a tiny house on some of the most beautiful land in Colorado. One hundred miles southwest of Denver, fifteen minutes down a gravel road just outside Hartsel, sits a 127 square foot home. It’s cozy, efficient and costs hardly anything to power, but most importantly: it’s theirs. Christopher always wanted to own a home in the mountains but never realized how near the possibility was until he started reading about the ‘Tiny House Movement’.”
A new prefab shed on the market that might make a good tiny house. This one is only 8×8 but other models are said to be coming soon. This one was spotted at a Lowes in Colorado.
“The price for that 8×8 model is $2,800. A bit pricy maybe but a trade off with ease of assembly and insulation factor. I am sure the fire proof shell adds to that cost. With all of our dead pine trees and already dry summer, the fire proofing is getting a lot of talk here in the dry West.”
Read more about GreenOx Sheds for Tiny Houses.
One of my readers, Schaun, saw one of these rolling down the highway in Colorado and later sent me a tip on this tiny house manufacturer.
They don’t provide a lot of information on their website but they the cabins look like the real deal mounted on something like a mobile home trailer. So for someone looking for a turn-key log cabin this might be an excellent option. Thanks again Schaun!
Kelly Hart posted the story behind the earthbag house that’s featured in the header of his blog, Earthbag Building Blog. It’s a Glorieta, a glorified gazebo of sorts, that was built during a workshop back in 2003 in Crestone, Colorado. Local materials, including the dirt around the house, was used to construct this little building.
Ann Holley’s tiny house project is coming along nicely. With the help of her family and fiance she is building a tiny house in Colorado with the plan of moving it to Alfred, New York where it will serve as their home while attending graduate school.